NewsPics : High Court orders company to be wound up and receiver to be appointed

NewsPics, the company run by photographer Matt Sprake and his wife, is to be wound up after it failed to pay Exaro and my legal costs now totalling £24,000.  The decision was taken by a registrar in the High Court yesterday. There is a full report on the Exaro News website and  an item in the Guardian Diary about the present situation. A receiver will be appointed in due course to distribute the firm’s assets.

There is also a report on the UK Press Gazette site of the hearing.